Rigorous academic preparation for a life in science.

Why Study Biology at Luther?

Diverse course offerings from endocrinology to entomology. A flexible curriculum allows students to explore, discover their passions, and develop the scientific background to succeed in professional school, graduate school, or the job market.

Faculty are active members in the scientific community. They're knowledgeable, dynamic, and ready to engage with students.

Opportunities for research, internships, and study abroad. When students are immersed in science, it helps them imagine how to integrate science with a career.

Why Study Biology?

Interested in Pre-Health Studies?

Luther student Daniel Stover '16 enjoys his J-term researching at Gundersen Lutheran.

If you're considering a career that requires postgraduate study, Luther offers several pre-professional programs to prepare you for the next stage of your education.

Whether you plan to become a doctor, veterinarian, optometrist, dentist, physical therapist, pharmacist, or specialized nurse, Luther's liberal arts education will help you think critically, problem-solve, and communicate effectively in an ever-changing world.

Learn more about Pre-Health Studies at Luther. 

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Students receive training and participate in safe, prescribed ecological burns in campus natural areas.
Luther faculty and student research the water quality in Northeast Iowa.
Lots of study abroad opportunities are available for students studying biology at Luther.
The areas that surround Luther's campus are a vital component of students’ education in biology.
Students work with professors to better understand biological systems.

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